Why it costs
$20 for a one-way ride to NYC? Have a seat, and we’ll show you.
Curbside buses from Washington to New York are one of the least expensive ways to travel from the nation’s capital to the Big Apple. And by offering Wi-Fi service and hourly departures starting at dawn, they’ve grown ever more popular. For about $20— more than you’d pay in tolls and gas— you can get a one-way ticket. Here’s the general breakdown for a curbside carrier like BoltBus. With online sales and no need for terminals, these operators have a distinct advantage, but still rely upon high load factors to turn a profit.